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The history of psychiatry

an evaluation of psychiatric thought and practice from prehistoric times to the present

by Alexander, Franz

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 431-451.

    Statementby Franz G. Alexander and Sheldon T. Selesnick.
    ContributionsSelesnick, Sheldon T., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC438 .A39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 471 p.
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5915435M
    LC Control Number64018048

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Biological psychiatry reemerged during this time. Psychopharmacology became an integral part of psychiatry starting with Otto Loewi's discovery of the neuromodulatory properties of acetylcholine; thus identifying it as the first-known neurotransmitter.

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In “Mind Fixers” (Norton), Anne Harrington, a history-of-science professor at Harvard, follows “psychiatry’s troubled search for the biology of mental illness,” deftly tracing a. I have been waiting for this book for years: an honest account of the history of psychiatry, and for this subject, when you say warts and all, you have to be prepared for /5.

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An excerpt from the University of California Press website follows: "Written by one of the world’s most distinguished historians of psychiatry, Psychiatry and Its Discontents provides a wide-ranging and critical perspective on the profession that dominates the treatment of mental illness.

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